Our Promise To You
Your pet’s journey should be an enjoyable experience for your pet and for you. Our number 1 goal is the safety and comfort of your pet. From the moment you drop your pet off, to the moment you pick him/her up, our pet professional staff will be taking care of them as if they were family.
Dan & Alysa
Pet Airways founders, Dan and Alysa, with Zoe, who gave us the idea.
We always knew Zoe, our Jack Russell Terrier, was smart, but it wasn’t until a couple years ago that we realized she’s also a brilliant entrepreneur. After all, it was Zoe who gave us the idea for Pet Airways.
With Zoe as part of our family, planning vacations was always a little more complicated. Visiting out-of-state friends or relatives required sophisticated logistics. Weekend getaways always had to be close to home.
It wasn’t Zoe’s fault of course. It was the airlines’. There was simply no safe way for Zoe to comfortably fly with us. She’s not a big dog. Just a little one. But a little too big to fit under the seat.
Of course, there’s one thing Zoe is certainly not, and that’s cargo. As we’re fond of telling our neighbor Janet, her boxer Samson isn’t Samsonite, and she agreed. In fact, we met lots of neighbors, friends and even complete strangers who felt exactly the same way.
So we got to thinking. Maybe Zoe was trying to tell us something. Maybe there was a travel solution that would suit her perfectly, and everyone else out there too. Instead of trying to convince the human airlines to treat pets better, why not start up an airline just for pets(link is external)? And Pet Airways was born.
Whenever we tell people about Pet Airways, the response is so overwhelmingly positive, we’re still amazed we were the first to make it happen.
You see, on Pet Airways, your pets aren’t packages, they’re Pawsengers.™ And every step of the journey, we’ll take care of them as if they were our own. While Zoe passed on in June 2010, she will forever be the wind beneath our wings. Now from heaven, she’ll have the best view of all our flying Pawsengers.™
Dan and Alysa